The long-awaited Kingfisher CD is now out. Released through Tall Poppies, the CD features 21 new commissions written in 2013-14 in celebration of Halcyon's 15th birthday. An outstanding collection which showcases the richness of Australian contemporary writing for voice and chamber ensemble.
Andrew Ford: To My Excellent Lucasia, on our Friendship [2:42]
Stuart Greenbaum: Opalescence [4:00]
Paul Stanhope: My Love in Her Attire [1:38]
Elliott Gyger: The Pleiades at Midnight [4:27]
Stephen Adams: Sometimes snow fell, sometimes darkness... [3:43]
Jane Stanley: Round the Bay [3:31]
Graham Hair: All About Anna [4:06]
Rosalind Page: Aquila’s wing [2:49]
Nicholas Vines: A King’s Manifesto [6:01]
Katy Abbott: Follow Me Through the Shadow [2:57]
Dan Walker: The Mystic Blue [3:40]
Ross Edwards: The Tranquil Mind [3:16]
Kevin March: Sea-blue Bird [4:07]
Sharon Calcraft: Verathmende, Schillernde, Blitzende... [3:09]
Andrew Schultz: Lake Moonrise, Op. 94 [3:56]
Gordon Kerry: Music (La Musique) [2:59]
Raffaele Marcellino: Turbulent Passions Calm [3:43]
John Peterson: See, the Prismatic Colors Glisten [4:47]
Nigel Butterley: Nature Changes at the Speed of Life [2:41]
Moya Henderson: I Lost a World the Other Day [3:38]
Gillian Whitehead: All One Water [4:24]
Alison Morgan soprano, Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano, Laura Chislett Jones piccolo, flute, alto flute, bass flute Jason Noble clarinet, bass clarinet, Geoffrey Gartner cello, William Jackson & Joshua Hill percussion
Recorded at Trackdown Scoring Stage, Sydney in May-July 2014. Engineered and mixed by Daniel Brown.
Mastered by Christo Curtis, Utopia Audio.
Cover photograph: Lorenzo Cortelletti Cover design: Elizabeth Duck-Chong
Available through Tall Poppies or Halcyon.